Umakanta Academy is an educational institute located in the heart of Agartala, India. Established in 1890, it is the oldest school in Tripura. The Agartala HE school was founded by Maharaja Bir Chandra Manikya in 1890 and developed by the Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya when he acceded to the throne in 1896. It was renamed as Umakanta academy in 1904 in recognition of activities of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom Sri Umakanta Das. It has three play grounds, one swimming pool and a hostel.